No.25 DePaul losses to Northwestern 82-79

Lauren Douglas scored 26 points and Nia Coffey added 20 points

and 10 rebounds and Northwestern upset No. 25 DePaul 82-79 on

Sunday.

Northwestern (6-1) started the game with a 16-2 run at the

opening buzzer, but DePaul followed-up with an 18-0 run and tied

the score at 22. The Blue Demons led 36-30 at the break.

Northwestern caught DePaul (3-2) at four minutes into the second

half and the lead changed hands repeatedly entering the final

minute tied at 77 when Wildcat Alex Cohen was fouled on a layup and

completed the three-point play with a free throw giving

Northwestern the game-winning advantage.

DePaul has lost two-straight, including a 16 point loss to No.5

Notre Dame. DePaul was touting a 20-game winning streak over fellow

Illinois schools.

Megan Rogowski scored 23 and Megan Podkowa added 20 points for

the Blue Demons.